Mathematics & Computer Science

Salisbury University

I am an assistant professor at Salisbury University.

My research interests are theoretical computer science, geometry, optimization, and learning theory.

Email: jtanderson [at] salisbury [dot] edu

Office: 128 Henson Hall

Office Hours:

Office Hours: M 3-5pm, T 1-2pm, W 10-11am, Th 8-9am. Or by appointment.

Phone: 410-543-6469

Efficiency of the floating body as a robust measure of dispersion. (with L. Rademacher)

ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA) 2020.

Geometric Methods for Robust Data Analysis in High Dimension

PhD thesis, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, OSU. Advisor: Luis Rademacher. 2017.

Heavy-Tailed Analogues of the Covariance Matrix for ICA (with N. Goyal, A. Nandi, and L. Rademacher)

Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2017).

Heavy-Tailed Independent Component Analysis (with N. Goyal, A. Nandi, and L. Rademacher)

The 56th Annual Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS 2015).

The More, the Merrier: the Blessing of Dimensionality for Learning Large Gaussian Mixtures (with M. Belkin, N. Goyal, L. Rademacher, and J. Voss)

Conference on Learning Theory (COLT 2014).

Efficient Learning of Simplicies (with N. Goyal and L. Rademacher)

Conference on Learning Theory (COLT 2013).

FPGA implementation of graph cut based image thresholding (with M. Gundam, A. Joginipelly, and D. Charalampidis)

Southeasern Symposium on System Theory (SSST) 2012.

Technical Report - Intelligent Fish Classification in Underwater Video

University of New Orleans REU

COSC 220 - Computer Science II

COSC 320 - Advanced Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis

COSC 220 - Computer Science II

COSC 320 - Advanced Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis

COSC 420 - High-Performance Computing

COSC 220 - Computer Science II

COSC 320 - Advanced Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis

COSC 362 - Theory of Computation

COSC 320 - Advanced Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis

COSC 362 - Theory of Computation

COSC 490 - Special Topics: Computational Topology

COSC 220 - Computer Science II

COSC 320 - Advanced Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis

COSC 117 - Programming Fundamentals

COSC 220 - Computer Science II

COSC 362 - Theory of Computation